Last name: SCOTLAND

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SCOTLAND : This last name is indexed 111,168 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SCOTLAND : English and Scottish (Kinross and Clackmannanshire):: 1: from the Middle English personal name Scotland Scolland. Found in Normandy as well as England it evidently denoted a Scot or someone with an association with Scotland.2: ethnic name for someone from Scotland from Middle English Scotlond ‘Scotland’. Compare England.3: from Middle English scot ‘payment tax’ (Old French escot) + lond ‘land’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived on or by land subject to a tax or customary payment or habitational from a place so named such as Scotland Farm in Godshill (Isle of Wight).4: habitational name from Scotlandwell in Portmoak (Kinross) whose name is of transparent origin but uncertain significance.

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